NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – New courses on rock operas, Woody Allen, and vaudeville-inspired musicals will be among the offerings of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers (OLLI-RU) this summer. Registration begins May 6 for the session, which starts June 4 in Highland Park and June 5 in Freehold.
Classes will be offered Tuesdays, June 4 through July 2, at The Reformed Church of Highland Park, 19 S. 2nd Ave.; and on Wednesdays, June 5 through July 3, at the Western Monmouth Higher Education Center at Brookdale Community College, 3680 Route 9 South, Freehold.
The noncredit courses are taught by current and retired instructors from area colleges, including Rutgers, as well as high schools. There are no grades or tests, and a college degree is not required to enroll.
Courses cover a wide range of subjects, including, art, film, music and current affairs, with specific courses ranging from Mosaic Art, to Computer Basics, to Discovering Natural New Jersey.